Seoul Nightlife

  • Nightlife
    by Ewingjr98
  • Nightlife
    by Ewingjr98
  • Western Bars and Hofs (Korean Bars)
    by Ewingjr98

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  • 1. Western Bars and Hofs (Korean Bars)

    There are several "Woodstock" music bars in Seoul, even Gangnam. The one I like best is on Yeoksam-dong side of Gangnam station, up the hill towards the second irish pub location. hard to find, but...

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  • 2. Hip Hop/Clubs

    Most HRC's I have been to are set up as restaurants with outrageous decor and music memorabilia. This one is totally different. It's got a lot of room for dancing, a DJ set up on a stage and lots of...

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  • 3. Live Music Bar

    Unfortunately, this fantastic place to relax and enjoy rock/blues music -built around the original founder's private music collection- with some nice refreshments in Gangnam is a bit hard to find. I...

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  • 4. Area Reviews

    Itaewon is the area in Seoul for military, foreigners and expats to just relax and drink. Back up until 2005 or 2010, visitors had to be cautious in Itaewon! For every "legitimate" bar with food and...

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  • 5. Other Things To Do

    This place is good, prettty much better than any other club in Korea. Volume brings in many of the world's higher ranked DJs, and the Friday/Saturday entrance fee reflects this. Entrance is usually...

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  • 6. Noraebangs

    Noraebang is Korea's version of Karaoke. Go with a local and you will have a blast drinking and singing John Denver songs... Noraebang are located all over Korea. In a Korean style place, your group...

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  • 7. Aggressive Entertainment

    If you're in for a little craziness (read: sex) and have more money than brains, this is the place for you. First went here thinking it was a bar. Wondered why the waitresses were looking at the gal...

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  • 8. Booking Club

    This club "lounge" is located in central Itaewon just next to the Hamilton Hotel. Cost: 10,000won up front (just to enter. nothing special) You walk in and go downstairs to a dark featured room....

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  • 9. (Ballroom) Dance

    Every last friday in a month, there is a big clubbing day in Seoul. You can byu a ticket for ca. 15 000 Won and enter 12 different clubs. The location is at Hondae, subway station: Hongik...

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  • 10. Event Bar

    This is a great little spot. The Outsider is a branch of the San Francisco bar (run by the owner's wife) but the one in Yeouido is all Korean. It's not a room salon (girls for hire) but it's more...

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  • 11. Craftworks Taphouse, Itaewon

    Craftworks Taphouse is a small pub on the western side of Itaewon that specializes in their own house-recipe beers. While some might consider the place a brew...

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  • 12. Castle Praha, Hongdae

    Castle Praha is known as much for its European-styled architecture as for its craft beer; when your service is a bad as this place, you have to be known for...

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  • 13. Queens Head, Hongdae

    Queens Head is a relatively new craft beer bar tucked down a small side alley in Hongdae. This tiny British-style pub opened in 2010, but the original pub of...

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  • 14. Yong 9 Beer, Hongdae

    Yong 9 is a tiny bar on a side alley in Hongdae that specializes in beer mixed with fruit juices, or something odd like that. They also have a few European and...

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  • 15. Craft Hans Craft Beer Bar, Itaewon

    Craft Hans is a small craft beer bar located on the alley behind the Hamilton Hotel in the middle of Itaewon. The small bar offers four craft beers made from...

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  • 16. Bull and Barrel Pub, Itaewon

    The Bull and Barrel is one of the newer and bigger pubs in Itaewon, this one located on the quieter alley across the street to the south of the Hamilton Hotel....

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  • 17. Seven Luck Casino: Gambling

    Don't forget to bring your passport when entering the casino. You need to have it. I believe this prevents the South Korean community from participating. We...

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  • 18. Skim45° Microbrewery

    Skim45° Microbrewery is one of the newest nightlife spots in Itaewon, an area suddenly full of new nightlife spots. Skim45° sells Korean craft beers from a...

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  • 19. Bier Halle

    Bier Halle is the name of a small chain of German-style beer and sausage houses located throughout Seoul. I have visited a few of the restaurants in such areas...

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  • 20. Soju Tent: Pojangmacha

    Pojangmacha, known among Westerners as soju tents, are some of Korea's most popular eating and drinking establishments. The Korean name literally means covered...

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  • 21. Texas Bar, Seoul City Hall Area

    Texas Bar bills itself as an ice bar, but it is more of a traditional Western-style bar. It is Western-style, but not truly Western... this older bar just isn't...

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  • 22. The Jazz - Jongno

    The Jazz is a bar (on the site of previous bars), located just a half block south of Tapgol Park at the southern end of Insadong. The bar is located on the...

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  • 23. CLUB DAY

    Location at Hongik University area. The Hongdae area is one of the most popular night life spots for Koreans and foreigners. The area has a thriving underground...

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  • 24. Gecko's Terrace: Popular Itaewon bar

    Gecko's is one of the most popular bars in Itaewon. It attracts a lot of foreigners, ranging from Canadian English teachers to American G.I.'s from the nearby...

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  • 25. NORAEBANG

    A vital part of Korean nightlife is the Noraebang (singing rooms, Korean Karaoke) where you can sing (and maybe dance to the music as well) in a private room...

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